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File #: 21-334    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/7/2021 Departments: GOVERNING BOARD
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action: 5/4/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Approving and accepting the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan ("Annual Action Plan") pending notification of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") Entitlement Awards for Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, and Emergency Solutions Grant, with adjustments to be made to individual awards on a pro rata basis once that notification has been issued; and B) Authorizing the Director of the Department of Housing or designee, to submit the Annual Action Plan, the related certifications, and all understandings and assurances contained therein to HUD, to take all necessary actions in connection with the submission of the Annual Action Plan, including providing additional information that the federal government may require, and to execute contracts, as approved by County Counsel, for the programs and projects as indicated in the Annual Action Plan.
Attachments: 1. 20210504_r_ Annual Action Plan FY 2021-22, 2. 20210504_att_Annual Action Plan FY 2021-22
Special Notice / Hearing: Public Hearing
Vote Required: Majority


To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Raymond Hodges, Director, Department of Housing
Subject: FY 2021-22 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Approving and accepting the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan ("Annual Action Plan") pending notification of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") Entitlement Awards for Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, and Emergency Solutions Grant, with adjustments to be made to individual awards on a pro rata basis once that notification has been issued; and

B) Authorizing the Director of the Department of Housing or designee, to submit the Annual Action Plan, the related certifications, and all understandings and assurances contained therein to HUD, to take all necessary actions in connection with the submission of the Annual Action Plan, including providing additional information that the federal government may require, and to execute contracts, as approved by County Counsel, for the programs and projects as indicated in the Annual Action Plan.

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BACKGROUND:
The County of San Mateo receives funding allocations from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") under three programs: Community Development Block Grant ("CDBG"), HOME Investment Partnerships ("HOME") and Emergency Solutions Grant ("ESG"). To receive these funds, the County is required to submit a Consolidated Plan (the "ConPlan") to HUD every five years, and an Annual Action Plan ("Annual Action Plan") each year that delineates allocations of the HUD funding to specific local projects, and reports outcomes attributable to these expenditures. These required documents serve both as an application for funds and a local policy statement.

The national goals of the ConPlan are three-fold: (1) the provision of decent affordable housing, (2) the provisio...

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